Health Committee

17 September 2004                            No 33, Session 2003-2004


Inquiry into The Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Health Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public:

Thursday 11 November 2004, in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House at 10:30 am

Oral evidence from:

Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Royal College of Nursing

National Pharmaceutical Association

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

and Mr Richard Nicholson,Editor, Bulletin of Medical Ethics

A series of additional evidence sessions will be held in November and December and a press notice giving further details will issued in due course.


Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to these meetings. Because there are often last minute changes of rooms and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or Portcullis House, those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information office on 020 7219 4272 the day before the meeting.

The Health Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons.  It is appointed under Standing Order No.  152 to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Health and associated public bodies. The Committee has power to send for persons, papers and records.